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Columnist opening in Orlando

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by thebiglead, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. thebiglead

    thebiglead Member

    Others here can tell you what a springboard this paper is. Some might even call it a launching pad.
  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Great scoop.
  3. wheels89

    wheels89 Member

    Whose going, Bianchi, Whitley or Hill?
  4. ShelbyFoote

    ShelbyFoote Member

    The Big Lead site has Hill going to Page2.com in a two-year, $400K deal.
  5. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Thus improving the Sentinel's sports section immensely.

    (Note: Since this came up the last time her name was mentioned --- or was it the time before that? --- I have never competed with Jemele Hill for a job, never competed with her on a beat, nothing like that. But she's not a good sports columnist.)
  6. deportes

    deportes Member

    whitlock must be happy.
  7. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    If it's true and she's receiving a two-year, $400k deal, someone thinks she's pretty good. Just a thought.
  8. Pringle

    Pringle Active Member

    I read her column on the Miami brawl just because she gets so much pub on here. Thought it was middling - certainly not to the levels of awfulness that gets ascribed to her here.

    I just really, really hope that the WWL doesn't try to make her dance, if you know what I mean.
  9. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I like Hill. She's one of the few sports columnists I can stand. Anyone who thinks she sucks hasn't bothered read her stuff. Yes, she's made some major mistakes (the Sexton column and the blog come immediately to mind), but to write her off as untalented or a "diversity hire" is bullshit.
  10. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    200 K a year? Wow. Good for her. That's good bank.
  11. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    She hasn't been in Orlando that long either, I don't believe.
  12. MU_was_not_so_hard

    MU_was_not_so_hard Active Member

    Good for Jemele.
    Doesn't matter if you like her stuff or hate it, people in the business able to move on to an opportunity like that is a good sign for everyone.
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